5 Year Collector Passenger
about: Motor vehicles that are model year 1975 or earlier
or motor vehicles with a model year 1976 or later that were registered as a collector's item prior to September 1, 2009 which are not to be used in a commercial manner. All taxes and fees shall be five times the annual taxes and fees normally assessed.
Available For: Passenger cars and trucks that do not exceed sixteen thousand pounds empty weight.
Misc. Info: Motor vehicles that were grandfathered in prior to September 1, 2009 may remain registered as a collector's item until registration is allowed to expire or upon sale or transfer of ownership.
Fees: One time fee of $50.00 for issuance or replacement, in addition to other taxes and fees.
Number of Plates Allowed: Unlimited.
The following Colorado motor vehicles are exempt from emissions testing:
Newly-manufactured vehicles, for the first 4 model years, or until a change of ownership (click here for requirements regarding vehicles being brought into the program area from another state or from another part of Colorado);
Pre-1975 collector-plated vehicles
Pre-1942 horseless carriage-plated vehicles
Vehicles with a two-stroke engine manufactured prior to 1980
Vehicle registered as "kit" cars
Electric powered vehicles